Best April Fools' jokes and pranks made by geeks, for geeks (2015 edition)

Best April Fools' jokes and pranks made by geeks, for geeks (2015 edition)
As you probably know, today is the international Wear Your Sandals With Socks day, which is celebrated with lavish parades, theme parties, and sock giveaways in over 485 countries worldwide. 

We're just kidding, of course. It's April Fool's – the day on which one has to be extra careful in trusting people and the internet. Especially the internet, which has long become an expert in pulling off elaborate jokes on this day. Even major companies like Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Motorola, and HTC don't miss the opportunity to treat their fans to a good laugh. 

Care to see how they do it? Well, you've come to the right place. We did some digging on the internet to collect some of the best and funniest nerdy April Fool's day jokes. Check them out below!



16. HildyJ

Posts: 346; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

15. crazymonkey05

Posts: 189; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

I liked the google mailbox, tmobiles pet plan, and moto's selfie stick

14. mahima

Posts: 746; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

Here is the best...HERE kitty with purrview that can run on mewgo!​wearable-here-kitty-price-varies-from-249-to-18000​/

13. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

What about Samsung's ExoBOOST, their lineup of external processors for smartphones?

11. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Not gonna lie, I kind of want Google Smrtbox if it's real.

10. jove39

Posts: 2154; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Good article...thanks for compiling list.

6. Deadeye37

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 25, 2011

"Other carriers hate pets, so F*** them!" To me, that was the quote of the day.

5. smooth4lyfe

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 23, 2013

That Moto Selfie Stick would actually be a good idea!

8. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

It would be the PREMIUM selfie stick.

4. cedricthegr8

Posts: 10; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Where's Apple? Ahhh. Yeah. They're too early with their Apple Watch. I wonder how excited they were with April Fools and released a big joke before April lol

3. TyrionLannister unregistered

The moto one was the best. DOS one was good too and the app is actually on the windows app store.

9. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

The DOS one is great. It includes tons of Easter eggs, like started up windows 3 and a rock paper scissors game. Just really neat.

2. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1187; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Didn't get the powerVR joke.... No idea what it means by it can run Crysis....

12. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Read the text in the picture

1. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Cyanogenmod guys.. that was good.

7. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

It's scary if it's true...

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